Shawn Overholtzer

BCMC 2018: Crafting Connections and Brewing Success

Shawn Overholtzer

The 37th Annual BCMC show took place in late October at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee. It was the second time in the past four years at this location, so most of us already knew the great restaurants and bars to visit. Every year the show just seems to get bigger and better, and this...

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December 2018
Issue #10233
Page 48
Anna Stamm

Advertiser Forum: Coming Together

Anna Stamm

Apparently, some things can never be said too many times. We are stronger together than apart. United we stand, divided we fall. In unity, there is strength. The Pressure to Divide These days, the approach of divide and conquer seems to appear everywhere. In many facets of our lives, we...

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November 2018
Issue #10232
Page 6
Sean Hubbard

BCMC Update

Sean Hubbard

The trip home provided for some much-needed quiet time to reflect on the most successful B.C.M.C. of modern times. I believe the equipment displayed well represented the advancements made by our industry over the last decade or two. It also offered a glimpse into the future where automation in...

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November 2018
Issue #10232
Page 17
Ben Hershey

Celebrating BCMC 2018

Ben Hershey

By the time you read this, the dust will have settled after an incredibly successful BCMC Show in Milwaukee, WI. What a privilege to talk with so many of you last week and see many of the exciting new automation products we can use in our operations to make us far more efficient, and, more...

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November 2018
Issue #10232
Page 37
Joe Kannapell

The Last Word: Success and Optimism at BCMC

Joe Kannapell

BCMC 2018 topped even the 1973 Show. At the Louisville fairgrounds back then, we also sold a record amount of truss machinery, but under vastly different conditions in the U.S. Housing starts had just peaked at 2.4 Million units, nearly twice current levels and 20% higher than any level since...

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November 2018
Issue #10232
Page 109
Joe Kannapell

The Last Word: To A More Fit Truss Industry

Joe Kannapell

What does the 50 person turnout at this year’s BCMC 5k run/walk say about our 50+ year old industry? Are we more fit, or just more conscious of the value of fitness? Or, are we just being social, enjoying the company of friends, and following the BCMC agenda? Going back to our first...

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December 2016
Issue #09209
Page 79
Anna Stamm

Advertiser Forum: If It’s October, It Must Be BCMC Time!

Anna Stamm

Yes, it’s true, I have not been in attendance at many BCMC shows. But over the years, I’ve been involved with lots of them, so I know they can be a lot of work and a lot of fun. Building Community, Making Connections I remember the day that slogan came into being, because I was...

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October 2016
Issue #09207
Page 10
Sean Hubbard

BCMC 2016

Sean Hubbard

The BCMC 2016 show is rapidly approaching!  For the independent manufacturers, it’s a large part of our annual marketing budget.  The event provides us the opportunity to showcase our equipment to a larger audience at a more economical price.  We encourage anyone interested...

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September 2016
Issue #09206
Page 6

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